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Tao Te Ching By Lao Zi
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The Tao Te Ching, also known by its pinyin romanization Daodejing or Dao De Jing, is a Chinese classic text traditionally credited to the 6th-century BC sage Laozi. The Tao Te Ching, along with the... More > Zhuangzi, is a fundamental text for both philosophical and religious Taoism. It also strongly influenced other schools of Chinese philosophy and religion, including Legalism, Confucianism, and Buddhism, which was largely interpreted through the use of Taoist words and concepts when it was originally introduced to China. Many Chinese artists, including poets, painters, calligraphers, and gardeners, have used the Tao Te Ching as a source of inspiration. Its influence has spread widely outside East Asia and it is among the most translated works in world literature. For more information, please visit www.tonglec.org.< Less
DHAXAL-REEB By Boobe Yuusuf
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Dhaxal-reeb Labaad is the second in a series of Volumes named Dhaxal-reeb of which the first was printed in 2007. It is a collection of newspaper articles written by Boobe Y. Dualeh giving the... More > readership an enchanting comprehension. The articles span a wide array of interests from, the classical literature of yester-years and the Somaliland politics. The book exhibits legendary Somalis who have shaped the past with their unique characters, intellects and unputdownable lyrics. The variety in style and subject is enormous, but these articles have one point in common–the enduring quality of the writing, which places them among the masterpieces of the Somali history text. The writer also exceptionally jogs your memory to his long- armed struggle against Said Barre’s regime in Somalia of which the youth of today will find uniquely appealing.< Less
Anthologie Des Meilleurs Petits Contes Français (Anthology of the Best French Short Stories) By Auteurs Classiques Français
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Livre bilingue français/anglais (Bilingual French/English Book) - Première édition (First Edition) Éditeur (Editor): Nicolae Sfetcu, Traducteur (Translator): Nicolae... More > Sfetcu Développée à partir de la tradition de narration orale du Moyen Âge, le petit conte a été développé et diversifiée de sorte qu'il est maintenant difficile de la caractériser. Il ne peut pas être inclus dans un genre spécifique et diffère sensiblement selon le pays et la période historique. J'ai réuni dans cette anthologie quelques-unes des plus beaux petits contes de la littérature française classique. La première édition se poursuivra au cours des années à venir avec d'autres histoires au moins aussi belles, écrites par les auteurs français les plus célèbres. (I brought together in this anthology some of the most beautiful short stories of the classical French literature. The first edition will be continued over many years to come, with other stories at least as beautiful, written by the most famous French authors.)< Less
Aphrodite: Moeurs antiques [French] By Pierre Louys
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Pierre Louÿs (French: [pjɛʁ lu.i(s)], 10... More > December 1870 – 6 June 1925) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings. He is known as a writer who sought to "express pagan sensuality with stylistic perfection." He was made first a Chevalier and then an Officer of the Légion d'honneur for his contributions to French literature.Pierre Louÿs was born Pierre Félix Louis on 10 December 1870 in Ghent, Belgium, but moved to France where he would spend the rest of his life. He studied at the École Alsacienne in Paris, and there he developed a close friendship with a future Nobel Prize winner and champion of homosexual rights, André Gide. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Lou%C3%BFs< Less
Dante en Beatrice, en andere verzen [Dutch] By Frederik van Eeden
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Frederik Willem van Eeden (3 April 1860, Haarlem – 16 June... More > 1932, Bussum) was a late 19th-century and early 20th-century Dutch writer and psychiatrist. He was a leading member of the Tachtigers, and had top billing among the editors of De Nieuwe Gids (The New Guide) during its celebrated first few years of publication, starting in 1885.Van Eeden was the son of the Frederik Willem van Eeden (botanist) (nl), director of the Royal Tropical Institute in Haarlem. In 1880 he studied Medicine in Amsterdam, where he pursued a bohemian lifestyle and wrote poetry. Whilst living in the city, he coined the term Lucid dream in the sense of mental clarity, a term that nowadays is a classic term in the Dream literature and study, meaning dreaming while knowing that one is dreaming. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederik_van_Eeden< Less
Les Chansons De Bilitis [French] By Pierre Louys
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Pierre Louÿs (French: [pjɛʁ lu.i(s)], 10... More > December 1870 – 6 June 1925) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings. He is known as a writer who sought to "express pagan sensuality with stylistic perfection." He was made first a Chevalier and then an Officer of the Légion d'honneur for his contributions to French literature.Pierre Louÿs was born Pierre Félix Louis on 10 December 1870 in Ghent, Belgium, but moved to France where he would spend the rest of his life. He studied at the École Alsacienne in Paris, and there he developed a close friendship with a future Nobel Prize winner and champion of homosexual rights, André Gide. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Lou%C3%BFs< Less
El Nacimiento de Atlantis By Alberto Cobo Gutiérrez
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Great piano work composed by Alberto Cobo. Atlantis is supposed to be the concept representing the Atlantic sea. In classical Greek literature was often used to describe a "daughter or... More > descendant of Atlas". By pretending artistically to conceive the birth, Atlantis is a whole, as well as symbols of the lost Atlantis, that for the musical features that the composer uses could place himself close to Spain. Obra de concierto para piano compuesta por Alberto Cobo. Atlantis se supone ser el concepto representante de la mar Atlántica . En la literatura griega clásica era usada frecuentemente para denominar a una «hija o descendiente de Atlas». Al pretender artísticamente concebir su nacimiento, Atlantis es un todo, también como simbología de la Atlántida perdida, que el compositor -por los rasgos musiclaes empleados podría ser que lo situase cercano a España-. Ver vídeo en: See video in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4tOWhLKZ30< Less
Tianzi(the Son of Heaven)天子·中国精神形式 By Xuanjun Xie
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《天子·中国精神形式》是谢选骏先生1979年——1991年间的作&#... More >21697;。根据1994年香港当代文艺出版社出版、利通图书有限公司发行的《天子·世界征服者的奏折》改编而成。《天子·中国精神形式》是为便于读者进一步了解“天子观念”,而在2002年和《天子·经注集》同期完成的,当时也一同发行了电子版。现在2015年予以再版印刷。 Synopsis The book Tianzi(the Son of Heaven)—— the Spiritual Modality of the Chinese is a collection of works written by Mr. Xie Xuanjun between 1979 and 1991, and is a revised version of the book A Memorial to the Throne about Tianzi(the Son of Heaven)or Conqueror of the World, published in 1994 by Hong Kong Publishing House of Contemporary Literature and Art and circulated by the Litong Books Company, Ltd. The purpose of the book was to help the reader to understand better the notion of Tianzi (the Son of Heaven) and was,after its completion, published in 2002 in an electronic version together with A Collection of Classics about Tianzi(the Son of Heaven)with Annotations. And now, in 2015, what you see is a reprint.< Less
Speeches against Catilina [Latin] By Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Marcus Tullius Cicero[n 1] (/ˈsɪsᵻroʊ/;... More > Classical Latin: [ˈmaːr.kʊs ˈtʊl.lɪ.ʊs ˈkɪ.kɛ.roː]; Greek: Κικέρων, Kikerōn; 3 January 106 BC – 7 December 43 BC) was a Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul, and constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and was one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.His influence on the Latin language was so immense that the subsequent history of prose in not only Latin but European languages up to the 19th century was said to be either a reaction against or a return to his style. According to Michael Grant, "the influence of Cicero upon the history of European literature and ideas greatly exceeds that of any other prose writer in any language". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cicero< Less
Fen Zhuang Lou 71-80Hui [Chinese] By Guanzhong Luo
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Luo Ben (c. 1330–1400, or c.1280-1360), better known by his... More > courtesy name Guanzhong (Mandarin pronunciation: [lu̯o ku̯anʈʂʊŋ]), was a Chinese writer who lived during the Yuan and Ming periods. He was also known by his pseudonym Huhai Sanren (Chinese: 湖海散人; pinyin: Húhǎi Sǎnrén; literally: "Leisure Man of Lakes and Seas")[citation needed]. Luo was attributed with writing Romance of the Three Kingdoms and editing Water Margin, the first two of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature.The place of Luo's birth and date are a controversial question. One possibility[citation needed] was that he was from Taiyuan, and lived in the late Yuan Dynasty and early Ming Dynasty by the record of his contemporary, the playwright Jia Zhongming (賈仲明), who said that he had met him in 1364[citation needed]. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luo_Guanzhong< Less

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